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Wakatere is a family sailing club on the shores of Narrow Neck Beach, Devonport. As a volunteer run organisation we work hard to ensure sailing is well supported. 

We sail a range of dinghy classes and windfoilers with regular club racing, junior coaching and entry-level learn to sail courses for all ages with an emphasis on fun and adventure. 

Learn to Sail this Spring

Are you looking for a great outdoor activity for your child this coming school holidays?  Learn the fundamentals of sailing in a safe and social environment at Wakatere. Sailing will teach themRead more

Adventure Awaits

Announcing a new course for adventurous teenagers this October -  Youth Learn to Sail for 12-17 yr olds Wakatere Boating Club's ADVENTURE program is designed for teens/youths aged 12-17yrs to learnRead more

Regatta Ready Clinic

Learn 'N Burn Clinics are the exciting new pre-regatta boost all junior and youth foilers need. These intense clinics are designed to give regatta participants the skills, understanding and overallRead more

New Season Awaits

Celebrate the start of the 2023-2024 season with a whole club turnout at 11am on Sunday 10th September. A few short speeches followed by the traditional bang!  Straight after the Opening DayRead more

Duty Calls

Wakatere runs regular Sunday club racing throughout the season and needs a full compliment of DUTY ROSTER roles to be filled to be able to provide safe racing for everyone. This is your commitment toRead more

Join Us This Spring

With the new season starting on the 1st of September 2023, it's time for new members to think about joining our sailing community! We run regular club racing on Sunday afternoons, Social Sailing onRead more

Apply for a Sponsored Opti

Five young club members will be selected to have the free and exclusive use of an Opti for a season. This offer is aimed at families who would not otherwise be able to easily access a top-of-the-lineRead more

All Hands On Deck

EcoMatters Environment Trust and Auckland Council came on board at the 2023 Toyota Opti Nationals Champs at Wakatere to showcase our zero waste initiatives in this video.  A massive thanks to theRead more

All Smiles At Wakatere

Wakatere club prizegiving drew a big crowd for 2023, How great to be celebrating at full strength after the last few years.  Sailors and volunteers were acknowledged from all areas of the club withRead more

Position Vacant

Update 01/09/2023 - the position has been filled. A fantastic opportunity exists for a head coach to join Wakatere Boating Club - one of New Zealand's leading dinghy and foiling sailing clubs. Read more

July Holiday Clinic

The 7-9 July clinic is now fully booked. Catch you next time! Any questions about joining future clinics, please get in touch with Gary Hill garyhillnz@gmail.com Gary is the Windfoil class rep atRead more

Nominate a Fellow Member

As part of our annual prizegiving, Wakatere awards a number of Prestige Prizes which are nominated by club members. Nominations are then put to a guest panel for review and final selection. We haveRead more

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